Softball msuspartans.com —  Michigan State got three home runs among their four hits and got a complete game from Kristina Zalewski as the Spartans won the series over visiting Rutgers, 6-4, on Sunday.
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Men's Basketball spartanavenue.com —  In comparison with the great majority of programs whose success fluctuates according to players coming and going, Michigan State preserves an unchanging philosophy that produces long-standing success.
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Football mlive.com —  Aaron Burbridge slid into the sixth round of the NFL draft on Saturday, but the 2015 Michigan State MVP brings confidence to San Francisco. Asked how he compared to 49ers unsigned free-agent receiver Anquan Boldin, Burbridge didn't mind saying that "I feel like I can step in his shoes and fill that void."
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State's winningest class of seniors were not treated like royalty in the NFL draft, but then neither were the Spartans'€™ Rose Bowl seniors a couple years back. For those who forgot, Thorpe Award winner Darqueze Dennard was the only Michigan State player drafted off that Rose Bowl team in the 2014 draft.
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Football scout.com —  Let the critics have their day when it comes to former Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook. The draft is over and while Cook may not have heard his name called when many expected, but it was called in the fourth round when the Oakland Raiders made the call taking the Spartans all-time career leader in wins. But Spartans head coach Mark Dantonio knows what the Raiders are getting.
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Men's Basketball espn.go.com —  Draymond Green set the record for plus-minus in a season, with the Golden State Warriors outscoring opponents by a mere 1,070 points in 2015-16. Draymond Green is not a superstar. Draymond Green led all players in real plus-minus this season, after finishing in the top 8 last season. Draymond Green is not a superstar. Through six playoff games, with Stephen Curry only assisting in four total quarters of action, Draymond Green is +120, averaging 14.8 points, 10.2 rebounds and 7.3 assists. Draymond Green is not a superstar.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Denzel Valentine and Deyonta Davis will both have the chance to solidify themselves as mid-first round NBA draft picks -- or potentially move up draft boards -- in the league's showcase event for prospects. Both former Michigan State players have earned invites to the NBA draft combine next week in Chicago, according to a Sunday report from ESPN.
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Misc. thegame730am.com —  There is now a great discussion, who was the better two sport superstar at MSU? Yesterday, on the Mad Dog Show that question came up. Who was the better two sport star? Was it Kirk Gibson, Brad Van Pelt or even possibly Andre Rison?
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Some of the most notable Michigan State players from the last 20 years are taking another shot at winning a basketball tournament together. A group of Spartans alumni players have formed a team to play in The Basketball Tournament this summer, dubbed "Spartan Heroes".
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Football sportingnews.com —  Malik McDowell came to the realization after looking around during the first week of spring practice. Shilique Calhoun was nowhere to be heard. Fellow Detroit native Lawrence Thomas was gone. So was team leader Joel Heath. The Michigan State junior defensive tackle is the lone starter remaining from the front four that helped the Spartans advance to the College Football Playoff.
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Football theonlycolors.com —  The 2016 NFL Draft has come and gone. Unfortunately for several Michigan State Spartans, they did not hear their names called during the draft. The good news is by going undrafted, those guys are able to pick the team they sign with, which can often lead to them ending up in the best situation possible for their NFL futures.
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Men's Basketball si.com —  Golden State’s opening win over Portland in the second round had Draymond Green’s fingerprints all over it. The Warriors’ do-it-all All-Star played point forward on offense and locked down multiple positions on defense on his way to a triple-double in the 118-106 victory at Oracle on Sunday.
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Football michiganstate.247sports.com —  When Terry Samuel looks in the mirror and sees more gray hair than he did when he arrived at Michigan State in 2011, he doesn’t really have to wonder why. Five years can do that, but it’s rather easy to pinpoint the root of the changes in his roots to the 2012 season that wore on him, wore on his players and wore on everyone affiliated with Michigan State. “A lot of my gray hair is because of it, no doubt,” he said.
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Football mlive.com —  "I think that my feeling is that it needs to be a level playing field," Dantonio said on Sunday. "There's a lot of things that are positive about satellite camps. There's probably a couple negatives in there. So I think people are trying to make good decisions and try and get it so that everybody has equal opportunity and that it doesn't just go -- it just doesn't run wild."
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Football theonlycolors.com —  It was a successful NFL Draft weekend for the Michigan State Spartans as the school's five draft picks tied for eighth-most nationally. While the slide of Connor Cook to the fourth round was disappointing, Jack Conklin was a top-10 pick and five draftees is definitely something to be proud of. In the Big Ten, only Ohio State had more selections.
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Baseball msuspartans.com —  Michigan State designated hitter Zack McGuire has been named Big Ten Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon. The righty hit .500 with three doubles and five RBIs to go along with his first home run of the season in four games last week. McGuire led the Spartans to a 3-1 record, including a series win over No. 16 Michigan.
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Football mlive.com —  Arjen Colquhoun is headed to Dallas this week as an unsigned rookie free agent looking to find a spot on the Cowboys' roster. It's an opportunity Colquhoun earned by improving each year at Michigan State, evolving into the Spartans' best cornerback by the end of last season, according to MSU secondary coaching guru Harlon Barnett, once a former All-American DB himself.
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Misc. spartansportsnetwork.com —  Mark Hollis is joined by MSU Director of Admissions Jim Cotter and Baseball Legend Kirk Gibson at the Orange County Scholarship Golf Outing in Laguna Niguel, California.
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Men's Basketball theonlycolors.com —  High-flying Miles Bridges at 6'7" looks to make a huge impact at Michigan State this season at the small forward position this year.
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